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We are dedicated to the preservation and protection of Rhode Island's native plants and their habitats. Explore our website and participate in our Programs! Please contact us with any suggestions or to get involved in our growing Society.
— Paul Dolan, President

April through December
A new way of walking with RIPWS: First Thursday Botanizing Walks

  • May 1: Spring Wildflowers
  • June 5: Invasives & Our Native Plants

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SPRING WILDFLOWERS ALONG THE BEN UTTER TRAIL
May 17, 2014
Enjoy the mature forests, a lively river, and lots of spring ephemerals, nodding trillium, horse balm, marsh marigolds and others, on this walk with Doug McGrady in the Acadia Management Area.

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FORT BARTON WOODS
May 18, 2014
Garry Plunkett will lead you through this coastal oak–holly forest and its springtime plant community of emerging fiddleheads and woodland ephemerals. If the weather pattern cooperates, one of the best populations of trout lily in the state will be in bloom.

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2014 RIWPS NATIVE PLANT SALES
May 10: Spring Ephemerals and Early Bloomers
June 7:  Best Native Plant Sale in Rhode Island

Our sales increase the use of native plants in the landscape and raise money to support all the work of RIWPS.

 

The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) conservation organization dedicated to the preservation
and protection of Rhode Island's native plants and their habitats. Contributions and dues in excess of $5
(for annual Bulletin subscription) are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

© Copyright 2007-2014 Rhode Island Wild Plant Society. All rights reserved.
RIWPS Office • P.O. Box 888 • No. Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 789-7497 • office@riwps.org

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